Discovery Bible Fellowship Collinsville, OK Posted: May 24, 2018
Pastor of Student Ministries
Before you read the job description, I want to welcome you and thank you for taking a look. Discovery Bible Fellowship is such a unique church in an awesome town. Besides being an inexpensive place to live, Owasso and Collinsville are incredibly family friendly with great school systems. Our heart is to simply find the person God is leading this direction to be a part of a church that absolutely loves Jesus and others. If you are looking at joining an incredible team to have a big impact, I invite you to keep reading. - Mike
- Make Christ-centered disciples of the youth and youth volunteers of Discovery while equipping parents to be the primary spiritual influence in the life of their teens.
- This position reports directly to the Pastor of Family Ministries
- Primary Duties: Time owning Vision, Mission & Values that grow a vibrant Student Ministry
Teaching & Pastoral Care
Develop (and be a part of) a teaching /preaching team for weekly group gatherings
Oversee a team that prepares a yearly teaching calendar and plan that uniquely targets mid high –high school students and fits the 5C model. (community, crowd, congregation, committed, core)
Ensure youth grow in their understanding of Scripture and application to life
Provide one-on-one mentoring/counseling as needed
Develop and oversee a mentoring ministry
Provide support and coaching to parents as the primary disciplers of their teens
Provide oversight and direction for all 6th-12th grade weekly programs
Interview, enlist and develop volunteers to lead the youth in a manner consistent with the vision of Discovery's Family Ministries.
Oversee high school students to serve and use their gifts to "serve an hour". (Focus on fuel 45 and Jr High mentors)
Delegate roles of ministry to volunteers according to their giftedness to facilitate their spiritual growth and students
Care for and develop community among volunteers by relationally investing in them separately and collectively
Ensure all youth workers understand safety concerns and follow church safety policies and procedures
Manage youth ministry budget
Coordinate scheduling for classes, meetings, and events (at Discovery and off-site)
Develop a team to plan out the yearly calendar with events, camps, mission trips, etc.
Implement /and or maintain methods of communication for students and parents (email, social media, etc)
Coordinate communication & marketing with other Discovery staff
Recruit and oversee all teams including welcome, follow up, media (sound, lights and video)
Recruit leaders to attend games, plays, and other extracurricular activities of youth (when needed, hospital visits)
Attend student lunches and develop relationships with school officials
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